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Pluralism : against the demand for consensus

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2005.
Series: The Clarendon library of logic and philosophy
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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This treatise criticizes the utopian tendency to put a high value on consensus. It advocates instead the approach of pluralism that society should accept and accommodate its internal differences,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rescher
ISBN: 0198236018 9780198236016 0198240627 9780198240624
OCLC Number: 634758546
Description: VIII, 208 S.
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Series Title: The Clarendon library of logic and philosophy
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Rescher provides a cogent and sustained attack on the thesis that consensus is necessary and sufficient and desirable for rationality, truth, communication, cooperation, and social order. He also Read more...

 
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